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Manchester Meeting at Cross Street Chapel

Tuesday 3 November, 2015, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Dr Diane Duffy:   Records of Women: Antiquarianism, National Identity and the March of Progress in the Works of Anna Eliza Bray (1790-1883) and Elizabeth Gaskell (1810- 65).

Diane based her doctoral thesis on the writings of Anna Eliza Bray. Her talk will look at the similarities of these two contemporary writers noting their similarities and differences. She writes:  “They are an interesting coupling as we have a physical north/south, rural/industrial divide.”

Doors open at 12.15 pm. so that anyone who wishes can bring a  packed lunch or purchase it at one of the nearby sandwich shops. The chapel provides tea and coffee for a small donation  All our welcome.  Fee: £3 members, £4 non-members







Tuesday 3 November, 2015
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm


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